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i found over the years there's not enough time spent among the various cities talking abouts regional assets. now we're not saying there are not enough regional agencies but there are and their full of brilliant people but not enough authority but trying to collaborate what those cities iowa they wish to do but perhaps there's a challenge for the region is to really think about how we can begin to think about regional think tanks with top developmental agencies should be forced to meet open a regional basis and think about the regional resources they hadn't
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to be located in their particular jewish regions but it makes more sense because of their economic dynamics to satisfy a particular need for the region and that particular location shouldn't suffer as some economic consequence for the fact that that regional asset is located there >> let's get mayor lee to speak open that. mayor lee >> i'm telling you bruce and cfo i didn't i'm using more and more time to participate in the regional entities like the bay entrepreneurship form have gone to give us the opportunities to talk about regional on topics we all care about and transportation is always going to be to one because we need the
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bay transportation system that works. and i always speak not only of san francisco but as the bay region when i going to those national cities to compete ultimately i don't necessarily care that a km company might be floekd another part of the bay area we're going to by the people from that upkeep so as a bay area we've got to keep this system that we have very strong so working on transportation issues those things bring us together and we'll share resources >> thank you, ma'am. >> so many of our realties have changed we have gear engineering helping with climate congressman
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and quantum commuting which is all about reducing the humans needs to participate in the workplace we see robotic machines across china and the future is really about replacing humans with machinery. we see that in the economy so i want to talk with you before bruce because the institute has been supportive of that research that is replacing humans with machinery >> thank you bruce cats. >> well, we've about that here before there are disrush active technologies in the past where it will dmich employment so i
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don't want to by any stretch want to talk about rofbdz for certain kinds of work but if we focus as the mayor and a connie has focused about a very different kind of committee that's productive and innovative that's resilient; right? and we begin to talk about some of those issues like the shift to 0 lower carbon economy as giving cities and metz the first advantage i don't think we should be overly worried or concerned about this technical innovation and we went off course for a very long time by
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this is our wake up call this is the moment we need to understand what assets and advantages we have in the world and we need to max maximum misses their opportunity. if we can stay on that focus i think we can make up the jobs deficit about 10 million jobs in the country we can have quality jobs that can help a large portion of our youth make their way. let's embrace this technology for the world >> we have to he said it there bruce cats vice president of the metropolitan institution and have cities and he metropolitan we heard from the urban
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developer and san francisco ed lee and thank you all for listening to our program and thank you for coming ♪ ♪
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♪ >> the san francisco playground's history dates back to 1927 when the area where the present playground and center is today was purchased by the city for $27,000. in the 1950s, the center was expanded by then mayor robinson and the old gym was built. thanks to the passage of the 2008 clean and safe neighborhood parks bond, the sunset playground has undergone extensive renovation to its four acres of fields, courts, play grounds, community rooms, and historic gymnasium. >> here we are. 60 years and $14 million later, and we have got this beautiful, brand-new rec center completely accessible to the entire neighborhood. >> the new rec center houses multi-purpose rooms for all kinds of activities, including
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basketball, line dancing, playing ping-pong, and arts and crafts. >> use it for whatever you want to do, you can do it here. >> on friday, november 16th, the dedication and ribbon cutting took place at the sunset playground and recreation center celebrating its renovation. it was raining, but the rain clearly did not dampen the spirits of the dignitaries, community members, and children in attendance. [cheering and applauding] ♪ ♪ ♪
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>> i am so looking forward to the street fair tomorrow. >> it is in the mission, how are we going to get there? we are not driving. >> well what do you suggest? >> there are a lot of great transportation choices in the city and there is one place to find them all, sfnta.com. >> sfmta.com. >> it is the walking parking, and riding muni and it is all here in one place. >> sitting in front of my computer waiting transportation options that is not exactly how i want to spend my saturday night. >> the new sfmta.com is mobile friendly, it works great on a tablet, smart phone or a lap top, it is built to go wherever we go. >> cool. >> but, let's just take the same route tomorrow that we always take, okay? >> it might be much more fun to ride our bikes. >> i am going to be way too tired to ride all the way home.
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>> okay, how about this, we can ride our bikes there and then we can take muni home and it even shows us how to take the bikes on the bus, so simple right here on my phone. >> neat. we can finish making travel plans over dinner, now let's go eat. >> how about about that organic vegan gluten free rest rft. >> can't we go to the food truck. >> do you want to walk or take a taxi. >> there is an alert right here telling us there is heavy traffic in soma. >> let's walk there and then take a taxi or muni back. >> that new website gives us a lot of options. >> it sure does and we can use it again next weekend when we go to see the giants. there is a new destination section on the website that shows us how to get to at&t park. >> there is a section, and account alerts and information
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on parking and all kinds of stuff, it is so easy to use that even you can use it. >> that is smart. >> are you giving me a compliment. >> i think that i am. >> wow, thanks. >> now you can buy dinner. sfmta.com. access useful information, any
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all right. thank you for coming thank you for coming and exercising is unveiling of our office. this is officially is third office we call it was 3.0. we started this company almost 6 years ago now and yet it was born

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